Offshore-e-com.com Favicon OFFSHORE-E-COM.COM
Join us on Twitter Lowtax Facebook page Join our discussion on LinkedIn Join us on Google+ Delicious Subscribe to the Tax-News RSS Feed
LOWTAX JURISDICTIONS

Andorra
Anguilla
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Belize
Bermuda
Botswana
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Bulgaria
Canada
Cayman Islands
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dubai
Estonia
France
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Grenada
Guernsey
Hong Kong
Hungary
Ireland
Isle of Man
Jersey
Labuan
Latvia
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Madeira
Malaysia
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Monaco
The Netherlands
The Netherlands Antilles
Nevis
New Zealand
Panama
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Ras Al Khaimah
Romania
Russia
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
St. Kitts
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Switzerland
Turks & Caicos Islands
United Kingdom
United States
Vanuatu

NEWSLETTER

To receive our free e-commerce updates featuring news and features, please enter your email address below:

ADVERTISING

ADVERTISE ON THIS SITE!

With over 50,000 qualified readers every month our web-sites offer a number of cost effective, targeted advertising, sponsorship and marketing opportunities:

Display advertising - from 'skyscrapers' to 'buttons'
Content/article submission and sponsorship
Opt-in email marketing
On-line Services Directory listings

Click here to learn more or contact Charles Bell on +44 (0)1424 205 425 or at charles@bsi-media.com and he will put you in touch with your regional rep..


Lowtax Network Sites
Lowtax Network Portal: 'Low-tax' business and investment in the top 50 jurisdictions covered in exceptional detail.
Tax News: Global tax news, continuously updated through the day.
Expat Briefing: A free online publication serving international expatriates and featuring world news, forums, events, in-depth country information and reliable investment and personal taxation guides.
Law & Tax News: Daily news and background data on tax and legal developments for international business.
Offshore-e-com: A topical guide to offshore e-commerce focused on tax and regulation.
Lowtax Library: One of the web's largest and most authoritative business and investment information sources.
US Tax Network: The resource for free online US taxation information, covering: corporate tax, individual tax, international tax, expatriates, sales and e-commerce tax, investment tax.
Offshore Trusts Guide: OTG publishes news, features and newsletters on the use of offshore trust structures.
TreatyPro: Online tax treaty resource.
Global Incorporation Guide [GIG]: A BSI / Lowtax Network international business smart tool.
This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here.  
HOME | CONTACT | RECRUITMENT | ABOUT | LEGAL | LINKS
 

 

EU Parliament Signs Off On Cut-Rate VAT For E-books, by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels
Friday, June 2, 2017

The European Parliament on June 1 voted in favor of proposed changes to EU value-added tax law to introduce a reduced rate of VAT on e-books, to bring their treatment into line with that of printed matter.

The proposal was endorsed by Parliament by 590 votes to 8, with 10 abstentions.

Under the current rules, e-books must be taxed at an EU minimum standard rate of 15 percent. On the other hand, member states can charge a reduced rate of at least five percent – and in some cases, zero rates – on printed publications.

Music and videos, as well as publications predominantly consisting of music and video content, would continue to be taxed at the standard rate.

The rapporteur for the proposal, Tom Vandenkendelaere, said: "Our way of reading has rapidly changed over recent years. Now, it makes no sense to apply a double standard whereby an online newspaper is taxed higher than a printed one you buy in a shop. This new Directive will give member states the option to align VAT on digital content with printed matter."


 

STRATEGIC PARTNERS
  Lowtax.net
  Tax-News.com
  USTaxNetwork.com
  Expat Briefing
  LawAndTax-News.com
  LowtaxLibrary.com
  OffshoreTrustsGuide.com
  TreatyPro.com
  Global Incorpoation Guide [GIG]
THE LOWTAX SUBSCRIPTION LIBRARY

THE LOWTAX SUBSCRIPTION LIBRARY

FREE TRIAL NEWS SUBSCRIPTION

The Lowtax Library hosts the web's best-known US and international tax news service costing just $20 per month. Alongside topical, daily news, you can receive weekly newswires on a wide range of subjects.

FREE TRIAL NEWSWIRE SUBSCRIPTIONS

Our 16 up-to-date intelligence reports cover international tax-planning in depth, including banking secrecy, offshore funds, e-commerce and offshore gaming.

SEE REPORT DESCRIPTIONS

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Important Notice: Wolters Kluwer TAA Limited has taken reasonable care in sourcing and presenting the information contained on this site, but accepts no responsibility for any financial or other loss or damage that may result from its use. In particular, users of the site are advised to take appropriate professional advice before committing themselves to involvement in offshore jurisdictions, offshore trusts or offshore investments. All rights reserved. 2017 Wolters Kluwer TAA Limited


All content on this site has been provided by BSIRN.